Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose two points to 55 on the Housing Market Index (HMI) for August.
The revised requirements impact residential, commercial and industrial electrical installations.
Ohio utilities are trying to reduce the amount net-metering customers get for their electricity.
Added costs of proposed sprinkler provision concerned city officials.
The Wall Street Journal calls it the largest wave of lenders loosening standards for prime mortgages since the housing bust.
A new Harvard study concludes that tight credit, not affordability, is keeping first-timers away
The new study will be partially paid for through increases to building permit fees.
New initiative sets stronger construction standards meant to withstand all manner of severe weather
A mixture of concrete, sandstone, and polyurethane helps the structure retain heat all day and overnight.
NRCA will help assess contractors' experience with rooftop solar PV